The management of National Emergency
Management Agency in the South-West Zone,
have announced on Friday in Lagos that Another
Batch of illegal Nigerians immigrants have
returned to the country from Libya.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the
European Union (EU) have evacuated 186 more Nigerians from
The spokesperson for the National Emergency Management
Agency (NEMA), South-West Zone, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye,
disclosed this on Friday in Lagos.
Farinloye said the returnees arrived in two batches at the Murtala
Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Wednesday and
“Within 24 hours, NEMA has received 186 Nigerian returnees from
Libya on two different flights at the MMIA, Lagos.
“The flight with 154 returnees arrived the airport at 8:45p.m. on
Thursday aboard a chartered Libya Airline with registration number
5A-DMG. They were received at the Cargo Wing of the airport.
“The other 32 returnees arrived via a commercial flight, which
landed at the International wing of the airport on Wednesday at
According to him, the returnees comprised of 99 female adults, 75
male adults, four children and eight infants.
Farinloye said the new arrivals were those based in Libya but
voluntarily decided to return home when opportunity came from
IOM because of the current volatile state of the North African
He disclosed that IOM had started training past returnees in
batches in order to reintegrate them into the society
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